Manual Handling Courses
HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely
Our Manual Handling Workshop prepares nurses, nursing students, support care workers and domestic workers to carry out manual handling tasks in a safe manner.
Conveniently located in our Perth training facility, our manual handling course is interactive, fun and hands-on! You will have access to full working hoists, hospital beds, and slide sheets, as well as all the necessary equipment for you to learn with and practice on whilst being supported by your trainer or assessor.
During this course, you will receive all the necessary theory to understand legislation and safe work practices surrounding the mobilisation of clients and objects within your own working role. You will be involved in practical demonstrations where you will practice these skills and use all the equipment whilst being supported and guided by our experienced trainers and assessors.
Do you want your employees to undergo one of our short courses in Perth? Let My Flex Training Services come to you! We offer a range of external courses that can be held in your own workplace (minimum 8 people). Please contact us for more information and group pricing.
An online e-learning component must be completed before commencing the in-class practical, this entails:
- Introduction to manual handling
- Duty of care
- Risk factors
- How to control risks
- Preventing Injuries
- Basic anatomy and physiology of the spine
- Correct postures
- Pre-start exercises
- Log rolls
- Use of slide sheets
- Use of a full hoist and standing hoist in a variety of situations
Duration: 4 Hours (Offsite training is available on request)
Don’t have the time to do an in-class Manual Handling training session or just looking for a refresher course?
Our online courses start from as little as $45 and can be completed in a matter of hours. Online payment methods make it simple and easy to get started, allowing you to register, complete the course and receive your certificate entirely online.